Drama Aye Musht-e-Khaak has been a target of memes and criticism ever since it started airing. It is yet again in hot waters after a triggering scene in the recent episode. The serial star’s actors like Feroze Khan and Sana Javed in the lead role.
In a recent episode of the drama, the character of Mustajab, played by Feroze Khan resorts to abuse against Shiza. Feroze is known for playing problematic screens on-screen in different dramas. However, the public thinks that this one was too much.
In the clip, Mustajab can be seen dragging Shiza by her neck. He then screams on top of his lungs in Shiza’s face and the character struggles to fight back. Shiza’s struggle adds fuel to the fire to his wrath.
After the scene went public, the viewers are now questioning why this graphically violent scene was considered ‘okay’ to air. Multiple are also of the view that such scenes can be disturbing especially for the victims of abuse.
Here’s what the public has to say:
Viewers believe that PEMRA is also to blame for it. They are questioning why regulators allowed the scene to air without any warnings. ‘Report PEMRA. Please put a strict ban with penalties to all the channels sharing such domestic violence scenes,’ a user wrote.
Another problematic aspect being highlighted is how some are justifying violence against ‘women like Shiza.’
Despite being under criticism for different reasons since day one, the drama continues to reveal more and more disturbing aspects.
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